Degree Requirements - MS in Nursing

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING

Option: Community Health Nursing (program code 84961)
 
REQUIRED COURSES – 36 Credits

Nursing Theory Core - 3 Credits
NURS 5000 Nursing Science 3 credits
Nursing Management Theory Core - 12 Credits
NURS 5100 Nursing and Organizational Theory 3 credits
NURS 5200 Organizational Communications in Transcultural Health Care Systems    3 credits
NURS 5300 Fiscal Management in Nursing and Health Care Systems 3 credits
NURS 5600 Computers in Health Care 3 credits

Community Health Nursing Specialty Core - 6 Credits
NURS 5400 Epidemiology in Advanced Community Nursing Practice 3 credits
NURS 5500 Advanced Community Health Nursing 3 credits

Nursing Management Clinical Core - 9 Credits
NURS 5110 Transcultural Nursing Administration Practice I 2 credits
NURS 5210 Transcultural Nursing Administration Practice II 2 credits
NURS 5910 Transcultural Nursing Administration Practice III 5 credits
NURS 5900 Research in Transcultural Nursing Administration I 3 credits
NURS 5901 Research in Transcultural Nursing Administration II 3 credits

GUIDED ELECTIVES- 3 Credits (Courses selected with approval of Program Coordinator)


Total of 39 credits to complete program

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING

Option: Clinical Management with a Transcultural Focus (program code 84960)
 
REQUIRED COURSES – 30 Credits
 
Nursing Theory Core - 3 Credits
NURS 5000 Nursing Science 3 credits

Nursing Management Theory Core - 12 Credits
NURS 5100 Nursing and Organizational Theory 3 credits
NURS 5200 Organizational Communications in Transcultural Health Care Systems 3 credits
NURS 5200 Organizational Communications in Transcultural Health Care Systems 3 credits
NURS 5300 Fiscal Management in Nursing and Health Care Systems 3 credits
NURS 5600 Computers in Health Care 3 credits
 
Nursing Management Clinical Core - 9 Credits 
NURS 5110 Transcultural Nursing Administration Practice I 2 credits
NURS 5210 Transcultural Nursing Administration Practice II 2 credits
NURS 5910 Transcultural Nursing Administration Practice III 5 credits
 
Nursing Research Core - 6 Credits
NURS 5900 Research in Transcultural Nursing Administration I 3 credits
NURS 5901 Research in Transcultural Nursing Administration II 3 credits
 
GUIDED ELECTIVES- 6 Credits 
Courses selected with approval of Program Coordinator
 
TOTAL of 36 Credits to complete program 

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING

Option: School Nursing (program code 84963)
 
Required Nursing Core Courses - 15 credits
NURS 5000 Nursing Science 3 credits
NURS 5100 Nursing Leadership and Organizational Theory 3 credits
NURS 5600 Computers in Health Care 3 credits
NURS 5900 Research and Statistics 3 credits
NURS 5901 Evidence in Practice 3 credits

Required School Nurse Courses - 24 credits
NURS 5501 School Nursing I  3 credits
NURS 5502 School Nursing II  3 credits
HED 5300  Community Mental Health  3 credits
EMSE 5560 Introduction to Education: Teaching Theory & Practice 6 credits
NURS 5500 Advanced Practice in Community Health Nursing 
OR
NURS 5400 Epidemiology in Advanced Nursing Practice  3 credits
 
Required courses for students seeking Instructional School Nurse Certification - 6 credits
NURS 5510 School Nursing Practicum (required co-requisite: HED 5500) 3 credits
HED 5500 Health Teaching Practicum (required co-requisite: NURS 5510) 3 credits

Required courses for students currently holding Instructional School Nurse Certification - 6 credits
NURS 5910 Transcultural Nursing Administration Practice III 5 credits
NURS 5911 Independent Research in Evidence-Based Practice in School Nursing 1 credit

TOTAL of 39 Credits to complete program

CERTIFICATION IN SCHOOL NURSING

(program code 84962C)
 
REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATION
PSY 5130 Human Development Across the Life Span (for students without equivalent) 3 credits
CED 5910 Introduction to Counseling and Human Services 3 credits
EMSE 5560 Introduction to Education 6 credits
HED 5300 Community Mental Health 3 credits
NURS5400 Epidemiology in Advanced Practice 3 credits
NURS5500 Advanced Practice in Community Health Nursing 3 credits 
NURS 5000 Nursing Science 3 credits
NURS 5501 School Nursing I 3 credits
NURS 5502 School Nursing II  3 credits
NURS 5510 School Nursing Practicum 3 credits
HED 5500 Health Teaching Practicum 3 credits

TOTAL of 30 - 33 Credits to complete program
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